President Museveni’s Minor Cabinet Reshuffle Was Meant To Benefit His Family


Muhoozi Kainerugaba, Museveni’s son, is a Major General in the Uganda People’s Defence Force. He is the Commander of the Special Forces Group, which contains the unit known as Presidential Guard Brigade responsible for security of the president.

Museveni’s wife, Janet Museveni, was holding a ‘minor’ position until yesterday when her husband reshuffled the cabinet and appointed her as a ‘power’ minister.

The president yesterday made changes in cabinet which comprises of 80 ministers. Janet Museveni who initially served as the minister for Karamoja Affairs has been elevated to the powerful Education docket.

The biggest loser in Museveni’s cabinet reshuffle was the Attoney General, Fred Ruhindi, who was fired and replaced by Byaruhanga William.

Museveni’s is tightening his grip on power by having his family members occupy senior position in government.

His son was recently promoted to a Major General while his wife now holds a powerful Education ministry docket.



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